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Image Reference Number: GBX07_01
Title: G-Plan dining chair
Date: May 1961
Decade: 1960-1969
Furniture period styles:
Scandinavian Modern
   
Manufacturer: E Gomme Ltd.
Designer/Creator: Kofod-Larsen, Ib
Description: Print of drawing number 7 by Ib Kofod Larsen of dining chair for E. Gomme ltd.dated May 1961.Article in Cabinet Maker 5th January 1962 states the chair has 'Unusual feature of hand-grip at the back, curved and in rosewood, for easy lifting' 'The legs and frame "perfectly sculptured" in afrormosia'.
Notes: Drawing annotated in ink by V.B. Wilkins "Being prototyped. Alternative backs in fabric or Rosewood". For photograph of production chair see GBX01_02 probably manufactured in 1962 as model no. 4507 launched as part of the G-Plan Danish range in January.
Concepts:
dining rooms
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furniture
,
design drawings
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domestic
   
Technical Terms & Materials:
dining chairs
   
Copyright: contact HWeFA for details about re-use of this image
Collection Title: HWeFA
Object Type: technical drawing
Object Dimensions (cm.): 42.5 x 30.5
Colour Type: colour
Cataloguer: Oliver Heal
Date Catalogued: 26/07/2007 00:00
Auto ID Number: 355
Categories: Designs and Artwork/ Dining Rooms/ 1960-1969, Furniture Models/ E. Gomme Limited / G-Plan/ 1960-1969